Table 3

Prevalences (%) of overweight, obesity and increased WC based on measured and self-reported values for all 1298 subjects

All subjects (N = 1298)


Overweight measured

66.3

Overweight self-reported

69.7

Obesity measured

33.7

Obesity self-reported

26.8

Increased WC measured*

61.6

Increased WC self-reported*

65.2


* Results on WC are based on a sub-sample of 250 subjects (176 males and 74 females)

Dekkers et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2008 8:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-8-69

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